Auction 148, Lot 735

"Egypte", Duval, Pierre

Subject: Egypt

Period: 1682 (published)

Publication: Le Monde ou la Geographie Universelle

Color: Hand Color

4.1 x 5 inches
10.4 x 12.7 cm

A charming miniature map of Egypt, extending south to Quesir (Cossir). The pyramids are depicted just south of Giza. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.

References: King (2nd ed) pp. 132-135; Pastoureau, Duval XI Fa.

Condition: B+

A nice impression on watermarked paper with attractive old color that has been lightly refreshed and light toning along centerfold and sheet edges.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/19/2014